The average price of a 7-day trip to Karon is $1,488 for a solo traveler, $2,672 for a couple, and $5,010 for a family of 4. Karon hotels range from $18 to $148 per night with an average of $33, while most vacation rentals will cost $110 to $1060 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Phuket International Airport (HKT) are between $886 and $1,462 per person for economy flights and $2,780 to $4,588 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $22 to $42 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Karon, TH

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to HKT and stay in a Karon hotel:

  • January 29th to April 22nd (except the week of April 2nd)
  • August 20th to December 9th (except the week of October 1st)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Karon is usually early November.

 

Average Karon Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Karon for a week is $740-$2,343($106-$335 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $22 to $42 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $466 to $1,257 for economy

Lodging: $20 to $28 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $108 to $132 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Karon for a week is $2,200-$4,304($314-$615 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $44 to $84 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $932 to $2,514 for economy

Lodging: $20 to $28 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $108 to $132 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Karon for a week is $2,720-$7,470($389-$1,067 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $88 to $168 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,864 to $5,028 for economy

Lodging: $40 to $56 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $162 to $211 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Karon

How cheap can you make a vacation to Karon? The cheapest trip to Karon is about $90 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 3% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $21 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $16.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Karon for a week is $632-$1,763($90-$252 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $10 to $20 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $466 to $1,257 for economy

Lodging: $16 to $18 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $61 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Karon for a week is $1,168-$3,160($167-$451 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $20 to $40 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $932 to $2,514 for economy

Lodging: $16 to $18 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $61 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Karon for a week is $2,336-$6,176($334-$882 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $80 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,864 to $5,028 for economy

Lodging: $32 to $36 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $98 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very easy to travel to Karon cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Karon Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Karon.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Karon for a week is $1,985-$18,250($284-$2,607 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $84 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,375 to $3,670 for first class

Lodging: $55 to $148 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,060 to $2,332 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Karon for a week is $3,640-$22,508($520-$3,215 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $80 to $168 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,750 to $7,340 for first class

Lodging: $55 to $148 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,060 to $2,332 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Karon for a week is $7,280-$36,622($1,040-$5,232 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $160 to $336 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,500 to $14,680 for first class

Lodging: $110 to $296 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,696 to $3,265 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Karon Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Karon is much lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Karon due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Karon Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Karon hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Karon.

 

Flight Costs to Karon

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,462 average in late December to a low of $886 in early November. Median flight price is $1,006. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Karon our data includes 187 originating airports, and 138 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Karon from an airport like Savoonga (SVA) in Savoonga, AK (the United States) for an average $6,782 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Don Mueang International (DMK) in Bangkok (Thailand) at an average of just $45.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Karon, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $576, so you can easily save about 65% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Karon can easily cost $150 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $10 per person. Private tours can cost $299 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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